The stories we tell

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As I enter this strange new unparented new stage of my life, I’ve been thinking about how my family gave me many gifts.

And I’ve also been thinking about how they gave me stories about myself, some less true than others, some more harmful than others.

As happens in families, there are those who’ve chosen to be the keepers of those stories, to try to keep them alive and to give them power, true or not.

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Novelist = Creator of impossible worlds. Blogger = Trying to understand and improve the possible world we humans share. https://www.simner.com/fiction/

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Janni Lee Simner

Novelist = Creator of impossible worlds. Blogger = Trying to understand and improve the possible world we humans share. https://www.simner.com/fiction/